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Nepal’s Oli Wins ‘Game Changers’ From India

Posted on: Wednesday, Apr 11, 2018

The blockade drove Oli to embrace China for supplies of essentials, especially oil. The Madhesi agitation saw Oli being toppled as prime minister – which, too, is attributed to the ‘India hand’. To make matters worse, when Oli’s party — at the …

Earlier in the day, the prime minister paid floral tributes to a bust of Mahatma Gandhi here. The PM was presented with a Mithila-style painting by Nitish Kumar.

Oli’s visit to India comes after the economy-damaging Madhesi blockade at India-Nepal border, for which many blame New Delhi. “My principal message is that we want to develop a trust-based relationship that is beneficial to both and reflects the …

New Delhi, however, denies it, saying truckers refused to ply because of the Madhesi protests. Whatever India may say now, the fact is that it did not help the cause of the Madhesis. It was a foolish move that made people angry. “The blockade instilled …

A bar and arestaurant, and dozens of autorickshaws leave pedestrians hardly any space. Jogeshwari resident Mithila Narurkar, who travels to Santacruz every day, said the entire area near the station was one big mess. “Nobody knows whether these hawkers …

If the ‘party mode’ is for real then it will end up ruining the 2018 party for all of us. In this week’s episode of the Inside Line F1 Podcast, Mithila and Kunal pick the best moments from the 2018 Australian Grand Prix, wonder why Formula 1 didn’t test …

The artists whose work is at the display belong to four tribal groups: the Warli from Maharashtra; the Pardhan Gond from Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, and Telangana; the Chitrakar community from West Bengal; and the Mithila community from Bihar.

Apparels from natural fiber, apple products, bamboo products, Mithila art, leather products and other food products, will be showcased at the expo, according to Jha. “There will also be live demonstration of pottery, paper making, screen printing …

The books stress on the “Power of mind”. ‘The Princess Who Slept for Fourteen Years’ is the story of Mithila’s princess, one of the most unsung characters of the Ramayana. She chose to endure rather than expressing herself and opted for …

No escape from Chinese tentacles

Posted on: Saturday, Mar 10, 2018

Nepal is another Indian neighbour China is wooing with aid and investment, especially since the September 2015 blockade of the Nepal-India border that was blamed on India, although the culprits were Nepal’s own Madhesi community which felt discriminated …

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About Mithila

Mithila is an ancient cultural region of South Nepal and North India lying between the lower ranges of the Himalayas and the Ganges River. The Nepal border cuts across the top fringe of this region. The Gandak and Kosi Rivers are rough western and eastern boundaries of Mithila. The Ramayana records a dynastic marriage between Prince Rama of Ayodhya and Sita, the daughter of Raja Janak of Mithila. The town of Janakpur, in the northern Nepali section of Mithila, is believed to be Janak's old capital.

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